International Admissions

You Are Welcome Here

International students, you are welcome here! The University of Colorado Colorado Springs values the talent, culture and contributions shared by our international faculty and students. With more than 60 countries represented at UCCS, the world comes to Colorado Springs through UCCS, providing our resident students a truly international experience at home. It is an experience we believe will last students a lifetime in our increasingly global society.


Am I an International Applicant?

If you are not a US citizen or you do not yet hold a US Permanent Resident status, you should apply as an international student. Review the descriptions below and select the one that fits you to review the application steps.


Which application should I fill out?

We invite you to apply to the University of Colorado Colorado Springs! Please define your application type:

International undergraduate applicants are students applying to an undergraduate program for a Bachelor's degree as freshmen or transfer students. International freshman and transfer applicants should fill out the same international application. Please review the admissions requirements here.

International graduate applicants are students who have already completed an undergraduate degree and wish to pursue a higher degree at the master or doctoral level. International graduate applicants should fill out the graduate application. Click here for Graduate Admissions.

International applicants who are not seeking a degree from the UCCS but are nominated as exchange students by their home institutions. Contact your international office to determine if an exchange partnership exists between your home institution and the UCCS. Nominated exchange applicants, please visit the International Affairs Office page here for admissions details.


Application for International Undergraduate Students

Learn what you need to apply as an international undergraduate student.

International Undergraduate Students Application

Application for International Graduate Students

Learn what you need to apply as an international graduate student.

International Graduate Students Application

Tuition Cost & Financial Aid

View financial aid information.

Tuition Information

English Language Proficiency Requirements

View English language proficiency requirements.

English Requirements

The Office of Admissions at University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is closely monitoring the developments related to the COVID-19 outbreak. We understand that the outbreak has affected many international students’ ability to submit applications and schedule visa appointments. UCCS is committed to supporting students’ needs and providing special assistance for our applicants/admitted students during this difficult time.

Individualized Application/Enrollment Assistance

If you would like to have an individualized conversation with our Office of Admissions regarding your application/enrollment process, including clarification about English proficiency options and alternatives for international applicants unable to access standard English testing centers at this time, please email to schedule a live chat.

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